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Ayfer Özgür named the ITSoc 2020 Goldsmith Lecturer
Ayfer Özgür named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2020 Goldsmith Lecturer
Jan 2, 2020
David Tse named the ITSoc 2020 Padovani Lecturer
David Tse named the IEEE Information Theory Society 2020 Padovani Lecturer
Jan 2, 2020
Post-Doctoral Vacancies at ITCSC, CUHK, Hong Kong
Post-doctoral vacancies at the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science and Communications at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dec 21, 2019
Submission open for ISIT 2020
The paper submission portal is now open for ISIT 2020: https://2020.ieee-isit.org/Papers.asp
Dec 20, 2019
JSAIT Updates
Updates on ITSoc's new journal JSAIT
Dec 18, 2019
Report on the 8th Van der Meulen Seminar
The 8th Van der Meulen Seminar was held on December 13, 2019
Dec 18, 2019
Katalin Marton Has Passed Away
Katalin Marton was a giant of our field. She also made remarkable contributions to measure concentration with applications to probability theory and ergodic theory. She received the Shannon Award and was the only woman to do so.
Dec 18, 2019
PhD and Postdocs Positions in Communication Theory at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
We have open vacancies for PhD students and Postdocs in communication theory and the application of machine learning in reliable communications at the Communications Engineering Lab (CEL, Prof. Laurent Schmalen) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.
Dec 17, 2019
NVMW 2020 Call for Presentations
The 11th Annual Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW 2020) provides a unique showcase for outstanding research on solid state, non-volatile memories, including devices, error coding, architectures, systems, and applications. Submissions to the workshops are 2-page extended abstracts. They are due December 11th, 2019.
Dec 4, 2019
Postdoc in Privacy and Fairness at Arizona State University
Lalitha Sankar and Oliver Kosut at Arizona State University are looking for a postdoc to work on privacy and fairness in the context of learning.
Dec 2, 2019
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at UC Irvine in Theory and Applications of Data-Driven Systems
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate/Full Professor (tenured) position.
Nov 14, 2019
Postdocs at EURECOM in Coded Caching and Distributed Computing
We are looking for postdocs at EURECOM who have worked on coded caching and/or distributed computing. Planned research includes coded caching, distributed computing, data shuffling, as well as a variety of other applications in the area of communications and computing. The duration can be 1.5, or up to 3-4 years.
Nov 12, 2019
Jørn Justesen Has Passed Away
Jørn Justesen, a well-known expert in coding theory, communications, and data compression, passed away on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC, USA at the age of 75. His notable results include the construction of low-complexity, asymptotically good error-correcting codes (1972), a discovery of fast decoding algorithms for Reed-Solomon and algebraic-geometric codes, as well as research into construction and properties of convolutional codes.
Oct 31, 2019
Elwyn Berlekamp Has Passed Away
Shannon Award winner Elwyn Berlekamp passed away on April 9, 2019 at the age of 78.
Oct 31, 2019
Elwyn Berlekamp Has Passed Away
Shannon Award winner Elwyn Berlekamp passed away on April 9, 2019 at the age of 78.
Oct 31, 2019
Call for Nominations: NVMW Persistent Impact Prize
The NVMW Persistent Impact Prize is awarded annually to a paper published at least five years prior that has had exceptional impact on the fields of study related to non-volatile memories, including coding and information theory. The award includes a cash prize.
Oct 30, 2019
The Bit Player Screens November 3 at MIT in Cambridge
Join us for the latest screening of the The Bit Player, the first feature film about Claude Shannon. The IEEE Information Theory Society has helped to produce this film, which combines interviews with leading scientists, archival film, inventive animation and compelling commentary from Shannon himself to tell the story of an overlooked genius who revolutionized the world, but never lost his childlike curiosity. Mark Levinson, director of the award-winning film Particle Fever, wrote, produced and directed The Bit Player.
Oct 29, 2019
Associate or Full Professor at UC Irvine in Theory and Applications of Data-Driven Systems
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a Tenured Position (Associate or Full Professor). Areas include, but are not limited to, theoretical foundations and algorithms dealing with various aspects of big data broadly interpreted to include networked communication systems, distributed computing, high dimensional statistics, signal processing, scaling laws, data mining, and machine learning for high-performance and scalable computing and communication; applications include, but are not limited to, Internet-of-Things, augmented intelligence, social science, smart cities and other domains.
Oct 28, 2019
New IT Soc Video on Secret Sharing
A new video presenting the concepts behind secret sharing and Shamir's seminal paper is now on YouTube. This is the latest video in the Society's Great Papers: Information Theory series.
Oct 22, 2019
Levenshtein Special Issue of IT Trans — Deadline Extended
The deadline for paper submissions to the special issue of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory dedicated to the memory of Vladimir I. Levenshtein has been extended to November 15th, 2019.
Oct 16, 2019

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